Furqan is currently working as Head of IT Operations in Emirates Investment Authority (EIA). Currently, he is involved in IT infrastructure and operations management, information security management, planning and strategy, solution architecture, and program management. Prior to EIA, Furqan worked in various consulting firms where he provided technical and cyber security advisory and consulting services to government organizations, telecom operators, financial institutions, brokerage firms and insurance companies.Furqan holds a Master’s in IT and Telecommunications, and Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems. In addition, he is a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and TOGAF certified Enterprise Architect.